linux-mips
[Top] [All Lists]

Re: Diff between Linus' and linux-mips git: elf.h

To: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Subject: Re: Diff between Linus' and linux-mips git: elf.h
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 17:43:20 +0200
Cc: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>, Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <20060410122715.GA5868@networkno.de>
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
References: <20060219234318.GA16311@deprecation.cyrius.com> <20060220000141.GX10266@deprecation.cyrius.com> <20060220001126.GA17967@deprecation.cyrius.com> <20060220003128.GD17967@deprecation.cyrius.com> <20060220113420.GB5594@linux-mips.org> <20060407171910.GU6869@deprecation.cyrius.com> <090d01c65a6b$623f6480$10eca8c0@grendel> <20060407222142.GA26104@linux-mips.org> <20060410122715.GA5868@networkno.de>
Sender: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.2.1i
On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 01:27:15PM +0100, Thiemo Seufer wrote:

> > No way to actually resolve this one; not even binutils oldtimer
> > Ian Lance Taylor can remember the reasons for the change anymore.
> 
> FWIW, the general rule is to use EM_MIPS == 8 for MIPS with both
> endiannesses and ignore EM_MIPS_*. So removing the other defines
> from the linux include file seems to be the sensible thing to do.
> (Binutils can't do the same due to backward compatibility concerns.)

Or rather convert it into a comment so this is the last time these
constants have been discussed ...

  Ralf

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>